May 29 - 31, 2019
"The Rising Tides of Orthopaedics "

Saint John, New Brunswick

The Maritimes are looking forward to hosting the 42nd CONA National Conference at the Marco Polo Cruise Terminal!

Programme Details

Poster you can download and share

Brochure for 2019 Conference 

Register Online Here

         Earlybird Rates have been extended to May 21, 2019

Social Activities

Wednesday May 29, 2019


All conference participants are invited to attend a meet and greet at the Five and Dime, a favourite gathering spot for vinyl lovers and microbrew fans! Appetizers and light refreshments will be served.
Wednesday May 29th

Thursday May 30, 2019

Saint John Yoga Co-op. Where Ortho Friends meet to share their love for yoga! Join us early Thursday morning May 30th 06:30-07:15.

Space is limited to 20 participants.


Thursday May 30, 2019  & Friday May 31, 2019

Join us each morning May 30th and 31st at 06:30 for a walk/run along Saint John’s lovely Harbour Passage trail!

There are many hidden gems along the cranberry-coloured Harbour Passage trail that leads you along the Saint John Harbour from Uptown Saint John to the Reversing Rapids. Numerous lookouts, heritage sites, life-sized sculptures and more.


Thursday May 30, 2019

Thursday evening May 30th we will take to the streets and seek out the best beer, local food and friendliest of places Uptown Saint John has to offer! 6pm-9pm.

Cost will be $75.



List of Social activites

Host Hotel

Delta Hotels Saint John, New Brunswick


Special Group Rate for CONA Conference $169.00 night (rate available between May 29 - June 1/19)

To book Group Rate Hotel Rooms for the conference Click Here

Options for alternate accommodations:
         Artsy Fantastic Fun Flat  

           Bright and spacious living room with eight windows

          An artsy Airbnb  loft in uptown Saint John.

          Walking distance to the conference location.   

          for more information check out here


         Bunk Haus Hostel                                   

        Tired of hotels? Then consider booking a bunk at Saint John's newest boutique hostel nestled
         in the heart of uptown - BunkHaus Hostel. It's just a hop, skip and jump from conference location.


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